‘Afro-Palestinians’ forge a unique identity in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — In the shadow of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City lies the “African Quarter” — home to a little-known community of nearly 50 Arab families of African descent. Descended from Muslim pilgrims from a variety of African countries, they now consider themselves proud Palestinians, despite widespread poverty and occasional discrimination from […]...
9 Published By - The Seattle Times: Home - 2017.01.12. 06:21
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